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Sun, Jan 09


detroit zen center

Buddha's Enlightenment Annual Overnight Meditation

MEMBERS ONLY DUE TO COVID! 11pm - 3am. Min participation 11-12. Join with zen monks & students around the world in observing this annual meditation, held on the 8th day of the lunar month annually.

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Buddha's Enlightenment Annual Overnight Meditation
Buddha's Enlightenment Annual Overnight Meditation

Time & Location

Jan 09, 2022, 11:00 PM – Jan 10, 2022, 4:00 AM

detroit zen center, 3030 Casmere Street, Hamtramck, MI, USA


About the Event

All Welcome.  Completely Silent Event.  Arrive at either 11pm, or midnight.  Minimum participation one hour.  Meditation sessions will be monitored 25 minute sessions until midnight.  Anyone who stays past midnight should stay until the end at 3am.  At midnight meditaiton will be completely unmonitored; folks can leave the hall to use the bathroom/drink tea as needed.  Donations welcome & appreciated.

Buddhists & Zen practitioners around the world honor the enlightenment of the historical Buddha, according to the legend that he awakened on the  morning of the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, upon seeing the morning star appear.  We welcome anyone interested to join us in this special occasion, with a minimum participation of 1 hour.  Detroit Zen Center students should plan to sit until 3am.



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